News & Media

18, August 2017

SilverStreet Capital announces third closing of Silverlands II and a strengthening of its team

SilverStreet Capital has held the third closing of Silverlands II, the successor fund to its original Silverlands Fund. SilverStreet Capital is a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector. It has offices in the UK, South Africa and Zimbabwe

Silverlands II, which is ...


07, August 2017

Silverlands Ranching empowers small-scale cattle farmers *External Link

BEING a small-scale cattle farmer in Zambia has its challenges; from disease risk, to worrying about the weather, the herd’s calving rate and even the market price.

When Silverlands Ranching Limited, an agricultural business based in Zimba, began operating, the company made the ...


21, July 2017

Farmers turn to drip irrigation *External Link

With the recent drought in Southern Africa compounding the unpredictable impact of climate change on food production, local farmers are converting to drip irrigation in an attempt to conserve water, using less to produce more, according to Crookes Brother’s Limited (CBL) MD Guy ...


12, April 2017

Crookes Brothers Employee wins Agri-Worker of the Year award in South Africa

Anton Alexander, the 2016 Prestige Agri-Worker of the Year, made every opportunity count to work himself up from a seasonal worker to an HR officer.

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20, May 2016

SilverStreet Capital appoints Head of Finance

SilverStreet Capital is pleased to announce the permanent appointment of Clarissa Beresford as Head of Finance with responsibility for financial reporting, treasury, tax, investor capital flows and internal finance matters.

SilverStreet Capital is a leading private equity investor in ...

11, April 2016

SilverStreet Capital appoints Priya Bhatti

SilverStreet Capital, a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector with offices in the UK, South Africa and Zimbabwe, has made a further new recruit in advance of its second fund with the appointment of Priya Bhatti as Office Manager. Her role will be a wide ranging one ...

07, March 2016

SilverStreet Capital appoints Chief Financial Officer

SilverStreet Capital, a leading private equity investor in the agricultural sector, has appointed Richard Drover as Chief Financial Officer.
 
Richard is based in SilverStreet’s London office and has responsibility for all accounting, tax and regulatory matters as well as a ...